JAPAN 322

Advanced Japanese 2: Modern Literature

Course Description

Readings in modern short fiction, emphasizing grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary building, and stylistic analysis.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Dictionary Usage

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to use a variety of dictionary sources that will enable them to read and comprehend modern Japanese prose

Title

Recognition and Reading of Kanji

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to recognize a majority of standard-usage kanji and identify various readings for the characters

Title

Analysis and Discussion of Texts

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and discuss a variety of modern Japanese literary texts at an intermediate level in the target language. A writing sample will be included in the individual student portfolio.